Science of Health Care Delivery, BS

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The science of health care delivery program serves as the connection between the business of medicine, clinical practice and policy. Upon graduation, you will utilize the knowledge gained to positively and measurably impact the efficient and effective delivery of the patient care experience and the administration of population health initiatives.

The science of health care delivery is the study and design of systems, processes, leadership and management used to optimize health care delivery and health for all.

The BS program in the science of health care delivery is designed to provide undergraduate students a foundation in person-centered health care, leadership, critical thinking, population health, informatics, systems engineering, economics and policy. Faculty are comprised of tenure-track and clinically trained professionals who work together to create, teach and disseminate knowledge.

Graduates may pursue entry-level positions in health care administration, program management, policy, or pursue further education through graduate programs.

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Science of Health Care Delivery, BS

Required Courses

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While circumstances vary between students and their paths towards graduation (utilizing placement testing to fulfill required math or foreign language courses, fulfilling multiple General Studies requirements with one course, etc.), completing the courses listed in a major map fulfills all of the requirements for graduation.

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Career outlook

Graduates of this program are academically prepared, well-rounded and adept in skills necessary for a number of exciting careers in health care.

Job areas may include entry-level positions in health care administration, management, policy, system design, quality improvement and health services research. Opportunities may include positions in hospital systems, physician practices and clinics, patient navigation, the pharmaceutical industry, insurance companies, government and regulatory agencies, and health research organizations.

Graduates may pursue further education through graduate programs in areas such as health care delivery, administration and management.

Example careers

Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:


Career*growth*median salary
Clinical Data Managers 33.8%$84,060
Clinical Research Coordinators 9.9%$118,970
Community Health Workers 18.1%$38,370
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 11.7%$37,220
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 25.9%$97,870
Human Resources Managers9.1%$110,120
Healthcare Social Workers 20.1%$54,870
Medical and Health Services Managers 20.5%$98,350
Operations Research Analysts 27.4%$81,390
Social and Community Service Managers 18%$64,100

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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